Posted by Grand News | 24 September 2018 | 598 times
As the ruling All Progressives Party (APC) in Lagos State prepares for its primaries come Saturday, no fewer than 377 ward chairmen in the have endorsed Babajide Sanwo-Olu for the governorship ticket.
According to Daily Trust, they announced their support for the former Establishment & Training Commissioner ahead of next Saturday’s primary election.
Sanwo-Olu and another former Works & Infrastructure Commissioner Dr. Obafemi Hamzat are jostling for the party’s ticket with incumbent Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.
Also at the weekend, former Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker Adeyemi Ikuforiji urged Ambode’s kinsmen in Epe to pray for the governor to clinch the APC ticket at the scheduled direct primary.
Ikuforiji spoke in Epe during the Kayokayo festival.
At a meeting involving Sanwo-Olu, some party leaders and the grassroots mobilisers at Martino’s Hall, Ikeja, the chairmen, under the auspices of Conference of Ward Chairmen, promised to ensure Sanwo-Olu’s victory on Saturday.
Shola Oshobajo, who spoke for the chairmen, assured Sanwo-Olu of his members’ support before, during and after the primary election.
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